A Great Lakes presentation pipe tomahawk
Lot 4312
A Great Lakes presentation pipe tomahawk
Sold for US$ 10,625 inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Great Lakes presentation pipe tomahawk
With silver banding on the haft, the mouthpiece also of silver, as are decorative diamond inserts found on both sides, the hand-forged head with "whiskey barrel" bowl.
length 16 1/2in

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    ex-collection of John Painter, Cincinnati, OH; an example of the fancy presentation-grade pipe tomahawks traded by the British to Eastern Woodlands and Great Lakes tribes during the War of 1812 era.
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